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Bandaging and Lameness Quiz

Chapter 18: Table of Contents

1) The Ehmer sling is an appropriate bandage to apply following reduction of a cranioventral hip luxation. 

  • True 
  • False

2) When evaluating a dog for hip dysplasia, a positive Ortolani sign is indicative of osteoarthritis in the hip joint. 

  • True 
  • False

3) When palpating a stifle joint, a positive cranial drawer test is indicative of a torn cranial cruciate ligament. 

  • True 
  • False

4) The characteristic clinical sign associated with forelimb lameness is that patients elevate their head when the affected limb touches the ground. 

  • True 
  • False

5) A four-year-old Springer Spaniel presents with a two-week history of left hind limb lameness. On orthopedic examination, you elicit pain in the stifle joint. Which of the following combinations of tests would be MOST appropriate to determine the etiology of the lameness? 

  • Cranial drawer motion, stifle radiograph 
  • Cranial drawer motion, nuclear scintigraphy Ortolani test, stifle radiograph 
  • Ortolani test, nuclear scintigraphy

6) From the following list of conditions and diagnostic tests, indicate the MOST correct combination: 

  • Medial patellar luxation, cranial drawer test 
  • Hip dysplasia, arthrocentesis 
  • Polyarthritis, contrast arthrography 
  • Ununited anconeal process, radiography

7) Associate the following orthopedic condition with the most appropriate bandage:

  • Stabilization of a reduced hip luxation. 
  • Velpeau sling 
  • Ehmer sling 
  • Robert-Jones bandage 
  • Spica splint

8) Associate the following orthopedic condition with the most appropriate bandage:

  • Pre-operative management of a radius-ulna fracture. 
  • Velpeau sling 
  • Wet-to-dry bandage 
  • Robert-Jones bandage 
  • Spica splint

9) Associate the following orthopedic condition with the most appropriate bandage: Post-operative management of a medial shoulder luxation. 

  • Ehmer sling 
  • Robert Jones bandage 
  • Velpeau sling 
  • Spica splint

10) Associate the following orthopedic condition with the most appropriate bandage: Post-operative management of a lateral elbow luxation. 

  • Ehmer sling 
  • Velpeau sling 
  • Spica splint 
  • Robert Jones bandage

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